May 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
." stick around. >>> coming up next, jodi arias may learn her fate. will she live or die? live to phoenix, next. ♪ new beneful medley's... ...in tuscan, romana, and mediterranean style varieties. just mix it in... ...and take play to new places. three cans in every pack. new beneful medley's. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> now to arizona. later today, jurors in the jodi arias trial will hear arguments about why her life should be spared. casey wian with more from phoenix. >> we, the jury, upon our oath, find that the aggravating factor especially cruel has been profession. >> reporter: jodi arias sat solemnly as the jury decided she is eligible for a death sentence. the aggravating factor fades of a process that will you the mul determine her sentence. the county medical examiner, family and friends of victim victim travis alexander fought back tears. martinez displayed graphic images of alexander's body on giant screens that showed dozens of stab wounds. one so deep it punctured a vain going to his heart that produced a gusher of blood and several to the head that dented his skull.
May 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
finds jodi arias eligible for the death penalty in the gruesome murder of her ex-boyfriend. will she get life or will she get death? >> good morning, everyone, welcome to "early start." a lot of news when you were sleeping. >> may 16th, 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> we begin with breaking news this morning. dangerous deadly storms overnight killing at least six people. and right now, the search is on for 14 people who are missing and the fear that the death toll could go up. terrifying funnel clouds bearing down the hardest hit area is granbury, texas. six people were killed in a habitat for humanity neighborhood. most of the 120 homes there were destroyed, more than 100 others are injured. victor blackwell live in granbury for us. what is the latest there? >> there is a rescue task force coming in from dallas now to search for these 14 unaccounted for people. we're told that the six people that you mentioned who were killed, two of them were found so far from homes that they're now expanding the search area. not just to the central area of an area called rancho brazos, but also to pastures
May 17, 2013 2:00am PDT
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May 13, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> coming up on "gma," a revealing interview with jodi arias now surfaces. what she said right after being arrested for killing her ex-boyfriend. >>> o.j. simpson back in court today. after years behind bars, can he persuade a judge to throw out the verdict that put him behind bars? >>> and galactic superstar. the astronaut whose david bowie music video is out of this world and going viral. >> his voice, too. i love that. >>> also, jimmy kimmel here. we are launching "gma" lol. get ready to laugh because we are. launching "gma" lol. get ready to laugh. because we are. pessimists and o. for those who love you a little and those who love you a lot. for ultimate flavor and great refreshment with or without calories. for carefree enjoyment. for those who have a lot to say and those who have nothing to add. for those who want to choose and choose. for every generation. for us. for everyone. forever. try our new chipotle chicken flatbread, made fresh to order, with a crispy house-baked crust and served with a soup or salad. chili's lunch break combos starting at 6 bucks. more life happens here.
May 15, 2013 2:00am PDT
as it was done without trespass or physical force. >>> jodi arias will be in court today for the sentencing phase of her trial. before jurors can impose the death penalty, they must answer a key question. was arias cruel when she murdered travis hafner? is jodi arias is now tweeting. she has warned, "any donations to my family or me are made only at jodiariasisinnocent.com. any other source asking for donations is fraudulent. thank you." >>> boston fire chief steve abraira is under fire for his handling of the boston bombings. 13 of 14 fire chiefs have signed a letter of no confidence. they claim he was more of a spectator than a commander at the height of the terror attack. the embattled chief told "the boston globe," he felt the situation was under control, and he felt there was no need to add another layer of management to an already complicated scene. >>> the woman who survived 13 days buried under rubble in the bangladesh building collapse is speaking. she is now in a military hospital and describes what it was like when she was finally rescued. >> translator: suddenly i heard the call of pr
May 14, 2013 1:40am PDT
's drum. tide washing machine cleaner. >>> convicted killer, jodi arias, back in a phoenix prison this morning. she was on suicide watch. >> the jury will begin deliberating tomorrow whether she should be sentenced to death. in the meantime, a rare look at arias before her sentence. >> reporter: abc's "20/20" shot this interview with the notoriously vain femme fatal, arrested in 2008, just after she flashed this smile in her mug shot. jodi arias as smug and confident as ever. >> all of the evidence to me is very compelling. but none of it proves that i committed a murder. >> reporter: we now know her confidence was sadly misplaced. >> first-degree murder, guilty. >> reporter: last week an arizona jury found her guilty of premeditated murder of her ex-boyfriend, travis alexander, whom back then she spoke of in glowing terms. >> travis was well loved and known. by a lot of people. >> reporter: she insists alexander abused her and she was forced to shoot and repeatedly stab him in self-defense. but back in 2008 she was still insisting she knew nothing about what happened to her ex. >
May 15, 2013 4:00am PDT
or the 2008 case that landed him in prison. >>> jodi arias back in court today to begin the sentencing phase of other trial before jurors can consider imposing the death penalty they must answer a key question. was arias cruel when she killed ex-boyfriend travis alexander. arias is now out of a prison psychiatric ward and sent her first tweet. any donations to my family or me or made only at jodi arias is innocent.com. any other source asking for donations is fraudulent. thank you. >>> angelina jolie is receiving overwhelming support after the revelation that she carries a breast cancer gene and underwent breast removal surgery. her biggest supporter is her partner of eight years, brad pitt. he told "usa today" she could have stayed private about it and i don't think anyone would have been none the wiser with good results but it was important for her to share the story and that others would understand it doesn't have to be a scary thing. in fact, it can be an empowering thing and something that makes you stronger and us stronger. >> wow. >>> ahead on "starting point," a beautiful model's lif
May 15, 2013 8:00pm PDT
in the second phase of the jodi arias murder trial. it only took an hour and a half for them to find that arias was cruel when she stabbed, shot, and nearly decapitated her ex-boyfriend, travis alex ander in 2008. that word cruel was crucial. they had to agree on that and do so unanimously to open up the possibility of a death sentence. now they've done. that they can choose death. that is the next phase of the trial. but our senior legal analyst says the next stage is a lot more complicated challenge for the prosecution because they have to show arias deserves no mercy. that last phase is expected to go on for about a week. >>> today marks exactly one month since the boston marathon bombing and while it was day of remembrance, a new controversy is brewing. 13 deputy fire chiefs say their chief didn't show leadership that day. today the mayor addressed their letter of no confidence in which letter of no confidence in which they allege the chief has become a spectator at emergency scenes. he says his fire commissioner is looking into the allegations and will need answers before deciding what to
May 16, 2013 1:00am PDT
of the irs scandal sending the head of the agency packing. >> especially cruel, a jury finds jodi arias eligible
May 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, it was jodi arias' turn to listen as travis alexander's brother and sister told the court how his brutal killing had ripped the heart out of their family. >>> we start, though, tonight in north texas where at least 13 tornadoes touched down last night, 13. a terrifying night for everyone in their path. this is what it looked like on the ground. take a look. >> dude, look at that! it's right above us! right above us! film right above us! literally look straight up! >> oh, my god! oh, my goodness! [ bleep ]. >> the 13 funnels touched down, they unleashed their fury.
May 16, 2013 1:40am PDT
. >>> jurors in the jodi arias case have decided that her crit. the jury in phoenix determined the killing was committed in a specially cruel and heinous manner. that seems to be a foregone conclusion given arias' boyfriend was stabbed in the heart and shot in the forehead. now the same jury must decide whether arias will survive or be put to death. they'll have to make that ruling soon. >>> the chairman of the joint chiefs says there is failure in addressing the military sex scandal. general martin dempsey says women in uniform have little hope that that crisis will be solved. abc's martha raddatz is following this investigation. >> reporter: first it was the officer running the sexual assault prevention office for the air force charged with sexual assault. now it is an army sergeant at ft. hood under investigation for abusive sexual contact and possibly facilitating prostitution. his job, to coordinate a sexual assault prevention program. upon hearing the news, defense secretary chuck hagel ordered all services back towing board to retrain and rescreen thousands of sexual assault and pre
May 15, 2013 7:00am PDT
. the state department has demanded his immediate release. >>> convicted killer jodi arias is due back in a courtroom for the sentencing phase of her trial. the jury must decide if she deserves the death penalty. she underwent psychiatric testing after her conviction last week. >>> a seattle man trying to dribble a soccer ball was hit and killed by a pickup truck tuesday in oregon. 42-year-old richard swanson was just two weeks into his 10,000 mile journey which he was documenting on facebook. it was designed to promote the one world football project donating soccer balls to people in developing countries. o.j. simpson is set to take the stand today. the former football star certificate serving up to 33 years in prison. simpson claimed he had inappropriate legal representation at his 200 trial. >>> and you've heard of fans catching balls at baseball games. but take a look at this one. a little bit more impressive. watch what happens. san francisco's hunter penn loses control of his bat, it flies into the stand and fortunately, caught by a fan. a lucky moment as, of course, that bat cou